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Military Affairs Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Quarterly Military Affairs Committe Meeting

4:00 pm

Location: Chamber Office

The committee sponsors various events and projects in support of the Columbus military community, predominantly Columbus Air Force Base. These projects have included CAFB Dorm Dinners, anniversary celebrations, the CAFB Air Force Ball, Airmen Leadership Schools, air shows featuring the Thunderbirds and the Go Fourth Celebration. This committee is responsible for helping submit Columbus, Mississippi to the national Altus Annual Community Support Award. The MAC also helps coordinate Pilot Partner Welcomes where approximately every three weeks a new class of pilots are partnered with local business who support them throughout the year. This committee also helps coordinate Pilot For a Day where seriously ill children receive a flight suit, a tour of the base, and an airplane and aircraft simulator ride.